Chat counter always shows 1

Eion Robb eion at
Sun Aug 13 17:02:25 EDT 2017

Hi Wade,

That's controlled by the libnotify plugin that Ubuntu bundles with their
version of Pidgin that we unfortunately don't have control over.  You could
try the purple-libnotify+ plugin from that is apparently
better for that kind of thing.


On 14 August 2017 at 00:56, Wade Smart <wadesmart at> wrote:

> I have not paid attention to it until someone called my
> attention to it, the pidgin app icon shows a 1 in the chat
> area by the birds head. When I have one message it shows
> 2 and when I have no messages it shows 1. On my other
> computer it shows 0. Where is that counter located and how
> would one correct it?
> Im on Ubuntu 16.04 with libpurple 2.10.12
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